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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — It was the catastrophe everyone knew was coming yet no one seemed able to stop. According to analysts, a violent Islamist militia was partly to blame for thousands of deaths in Somalia's food crisis from 2010 to 2012,...
Q. At a time of near-record food prices, Pope Benedict XVI has denounced speculation in commodities markets as “immoral” and called food and water “a basic human right.” According to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization,...
Channel 2 NewsInternational donors say they won't allow a repeat of last year's Horn of Africa famine and are gearing up to spend billions of dollars on programs to let communities withstand cyclical droughts. International donors have pledged to spend $3.9...
“I see old John Boehner did it again. He’s getting rid of an institution down in Congress, the page program. Said he’s going to save $5 million a year — a whole $5 million. Wow, John, you’re supposed to save jobs, not...
Waves of refugees arrive daily to Kenya, some having walked weeks through unforgiving desert with virtually no possessions, and yet local relief workers report optimism among the millions threatened by the historic famine and drought spreading through the...
The world has been slow to react to the growing specter of famine in Somalia, despite repeated warnings by the United Nations and aid organizations that millions of people are at risk. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that nearly 4 million...
We’ve been asking for it and we finally got some heat. And once again, it was the humidity that got to us. With cool, wet weather this spring, last week was a real test. Air conditioning was a necessity for those fortunate enough to work inside. ...
SUNAN, North Korea (AP) — It’s an unlikely sight: hundreds of ostriches, a bird native to sunny Africa, squatting and squabbling in the morning chill on a sprawling farm in North Korea. Even stranger: In winter, some wear quilted vests....
In the autumn of 1942 Dr. Victor Frankl of Vienna, Austria, his wife, and his parents were deported to the Theresienstadt concentration camp. His father died there in 1943. Later they were transported to Auschwitz, where his mother died, and then to the...
KIAHHot as hades outside huh?! To help put it in perspective, throughout the horn of Africa, in countries like Ethiopia and Kenya, as many as 11-million people are at risk of severe malnutrition or starvation as the region faces the worst drought conditions...
Ministry of GossipGeorge Clooney, Bono, Christy Turlington and more have participated in a new PSA to end famine, a campaign for the One organization....
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